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Aachen
Best known as the capital of Charlemagne's Frankish empire, today's Aachen sits at the juncture where Germany meets the Netherlands (the Dutch know it as Aken) and Belgium (where "Walloons" call it Aix-la-Chapelle). But Aachen's history goes back even further than 8th-century Charlemagne. Roman soldiers dating back to the 1st century AD cherished its hot springs (as did Charlemagne, who loved a good spa day just as much as the next guy). Aachen Cathedral, northern Europe's oldest and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the city's main attraction.

All things to do » Things to do

Aachen Cathedral (Dom)
Aachen Cathedral (Dom)
Attraction type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Religious Sites
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Carolus Thermen Bad Aachen
Carolus Thermen Bad Aachen
Attraction type: Spas
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Treasury of Aachen Cathedral
Treasury of Aachen Cathedral
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)
Rathaus Aachen (City Hall)
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Markt
Markt

All places to eat » Places to eat

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Gare du Nord
Ranked #1 of 406 restaurants in Aachen
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St. Benedikt
Ranked #2 of 406 restaurants in Aachen
Cuisines: French
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Toscana
Ranked #3 of 406 restaurants in Aachen
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
La Becasse
La Becasse
Ranked #4 of 406 restaurants in Aachen
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Al Triangolo
Al Triangolo
Ranked #5 of 406 restaurants in Aachen
Cuisines: Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

August Pieper Haus
August Pieper Haus
$47 - $71

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Ibis budget Aachen Raeren Grenz
1.0 of 5
Ibis budget Aachen Raeren Grenz
$43 - $69 (EUR 32 - 52)
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Raeren
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Hotel SnowWorld Landgraaf
4.0 of 5
Hotel SnowWorld Landgraaf
$92 - $168 (EUR 69 - 126)
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Landgraaf
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Art Hotel Aachen Superior
4.5 of 5
Art Hotel Aachen Superior
$92 - $237 (EUR 69 - 178)
Ranked #4 of 44 hotels in Aachen
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Ibis Styles Aachen City
2.0 of 5
Ibis Styles Aachen City
$88 - $136 (EUR 66 - 102)
Ranked #5 of 44 hotels in Aachen
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Ibis Aachen Marschiertor
2.0 of 5
Ibis Aachen Marschiertor
$72 - $109 (EUR 54 - 82)
Ranked #6 of 44 hotels in Aachen
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Pullman Aachen Quellenhof
5.0 of 5
Pullman Aachen Quellenhof
$162 - $342 (EUR 122 - 257)
Ranked #2 of 44 hotels in Aachen
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Novotel Aachen City
4.0 of 5
Novotel Aachen City
$117 - $210
Ranked #3 of 44 hotels in Aachen
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Hotel Aquis Grana
4.0 of 5
Hotel Aquis Grana
$82 - $219 (EUR 62 - 165)
Ranked #8 of 44 hotels in Aachen
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